ALLISON JANE HIRSCHLAG

 Cell #: 201-314-4322 Email: ally.hirschlag@gmail.com Website:  www.allyhirschlag.com

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY

  • Proven ability to write compelling copy as well as emulate writing styles.

  • Edits quickly and efficiently.

  • Excellent collaborator on a variety of projects.

  • Natural self-starter who works well under pressure, but still has a sense of humor.  

WORK EXPERIENCE


Upworthy              

Writer/Editor                   August 2017 - present      

  •   Write at least three articles a week and edit freelancer articles as they come in. Work with our account strategists  on client feedback, and help brainstorm on a number of client-facing proposals.

Mic                

Arts and Entertainment Writer    April 2017 - August 2017

Upworthy                  

 Staff Writer                 June 2016 - Feb 2017    

  • Wrote on a number of topics including health, science and innovation, body image, gender rights, LGBTQ, politics, animals and parenting.

SheKnows               

Lifestyle Writer                  Jan 2015 – May 2016

  • Wrote over 600 pieces often editing own work.

Mental Floss, Bustle, Teen Vogue, The Dodo, Huffington Post

Contributing Writer             July 2015 – June 2017

Brandywine Productions

Writer/Director’s Assistant       Jan 2014 – Sept 2015

  • Researched for current and future projects.

  • Edited scripts and gave critical notes.

MTV: True Life

Associate Producer              Nov 2013 - April 2014

  • Brainstormed show ideas, and developed pitches.

  • Did basic editing of documentary-style footage.

EDUCATION

  • BS in Theater from Northwestern University

  • Masters in Producing from Columbia University